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Starkville: Mississippi's College Town

For families, singles, and retirees, the Starkville community and adjacent Mississippi State University offer an abundance of places to see, events to attend, and activities to enjoy. The opportunities cover a multitude of interests from SEC sporting events, participatory sports, outdoor recreation, tours, rodeos, historical sites and buildings, and festivals to concerts, art galleries, and museums – and, of course, a wide range of shopping and dining options. Well-maintained city and county parks provide convenient venues for many activities

Recent News

Egg Bowl Game Weekend Guide!

It’s Egg Bowl Week in Mississippi’s College Town! We’re thankful to be able to celebrate Thanksgiving with our Bulldog family in one of MSU’s greatest traditions — the Battle for the Golden Egg! This weekend will be filled with maroon and white fun, and special shopping opportunities on Maroon Friday so read on to see… More

Hail State Game Weekend Guide: November 10-12

We’re looking forward to a big weekend in Mississippi’s College Town! New South Weekends get a little Ho! Ho! Ho! as we kick off the holiday season with Christmas Open House on Sunday. This weekend will be filled with maroon and white fun, so read on to see what’s happening, including great resources for shopping… More

MSU Game Weekend Guide: November 3-5

It’s another New South Weekend in Mississippi’s College Town! Your Hail State fun begins on Friday with one of our most popular events… unWine Downtown! This weekend will be filled with maroon and white fun, so read on to see what’s happening, including great resources for shopping and dining. You’ll find great information and helpful links… More